Fire Destroys Barn South Of Beaver Dam

The Beaver Dam Fire Department responded to a barn fire south of the City Friday night. Deputy Fire Chief Matthew Christian says the fire was at N5797 North Salem Road. When firefighters arrived the barn was fully engulfed in flames. There were no contents in the barn, it was not an operating farm. The owner was burning grass around the barn and was not aware that it had started on fire. The barn was a total loss. Ten other fire departments assisted in battling the blaze.